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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History

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1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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May 13

10 Friday Questions 5/13

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1. Are you superstitious? 2. How many of the Friday the 13th movies have you seen? 3. What is your favorite movie theater snack? 4. Who is gonna win the NBA Championship? 5. What was the last thing that you fixed? 6. Who in the movie business seems the most down to earth? 7. Shark …

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May 06

10 Friday Questions 5/6

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1. Who is your all time favorite baseball player? 2. Are you an introvert or extrovert? 3. Your favorite spot in your home/apt? 4. A song that you remember from your childhood? 5. Last thing you watched on TV? 6. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong? 7. What is the …

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Dec 16

Jeff Pearlman: Terrorists to media: Thanks for the PR!

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Were I a dickhead who wanted to have people share my misery, I’d turn to the news for a how-to instructional guide. Not exaggerating. That’s what I’d do. I’d go to Fox News or CNN or the New York Times and read all about how an entire metropolitan school district was shut down because someone …

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Dec 03

Vinnie Jones

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Vinnie Jones is not only a well-known football player but also an infamous on screen presence from his many memorable appearances often as a brutish villain. That he is held in high regard in the footballing world is underlined by his being selected as an official ambassador for the Leeds United Foundation, a trust which …

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Nov 14

Death and Paris

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  I spent many years of my life fearing death. It’s a weird way to be. I’d wake up in the morning and be depressed by my mortality. I’d stay up excessively late at night, trying to squeeze every last drop from conscious existence. I hated the inevitability of my demise; the thought that I …

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Nov 05

10 Friday Questions 11/06

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1. Right handed or left handed? 2. When you write, do you write cursive or do you print? 3. How many times a week do you use your debit card? 4. On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the cleanest) how clean is the inside of your vehicle? 5. What was the last consciously healthy …

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Oct 12

Member Spotlight of the Month — Ray

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*I just wanted to say that Ray has been a great friend of mine for about 2 years now. She has been a fun, interesting person to have around and I thank Deb x 999,999,999,999,999 for introducing us! She stays positive (Kattobingu!) in spite of the health problems that plague her and is an inspiration …

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Sep 10

10 Friday Questions 9/11

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  1. What were doing when you heard about 9/11? 2. Who is the biggest ass in the NFL right now? 3. What is the temp where you are right now? 4. Country in Europe you’d like to visit? 5. Who at SJ deserves their own reality TV Show? 6. Best helmet in the NFL? …

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Aug 27

Jeff Pearlman: We are the bad guys

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That’s me. With a Rainbow Records T-shirt and a bowl of Cheerios. I’m a bad guy. Wait. Maybe I’m not a bad guy today. I have a wife, two kids, a cool job, a beautiful life. But what if something sets me off? My neighbor kills my dog. A teacher makes my son feel like …

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